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McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act



Definition of Homelessness

The McKinney-Vento Act defines homeless children and youth as individuals who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate night-time residence. The term includes children and youth who:

 

Rights and Services

The McKinney-Vento Act requires school districts to remove all barriers to enrollment, attendance, and academic success that may be faced by students experiencing homelessness.  Consequently, eligible homeless students have the following rights and are eligible for the following services and supports:

 

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WAHRS • Patricia Balke • pbalke.wahrs@gmail.com • 608-241-2649

WAHRS • Patricia Balke
pbalke.wahrs@gmail.com
608-241-2649